LINGUIST List 23.4766

Wed Nov 14 2012

Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Applied Ling: Asst Prof, University of Arizona

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 14-Nov-2012
From: Stacey Young <>
Subject: Chinese, Mandarin; Applied Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: University of Arizona Department: Department of East Asian Studies Job Location: Arizona, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Pedagogy; Educational Linguistics; Foreign Language Education

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)


The Department of East Asian Studies seeks an assistant professor withexpertise in Chinese language acquisition and pedagogy for a tenure-trackposition. The successful candidate will be able to develop courses, teach,and conduct research in the areas of second language acquisition andChinese language pedagogy.

Required Qualifications include: a PhD in Chinese applied linguistics,language pedagogy, second language acquisition, educational linguistics,foreign language education or a related field by August 1, 2013; evidenceof an ongoing research program and level of publication consistent withexperience; evidence of successful college/university teaching; ability toteach undergraduate and graduate East Asian Studies degree courses; nativeor near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese.

Scholars who have an interest in the use of technology and social media inChinese language training are particularly encouraged to apply.

The teaching workload is 2 courses per semester. The successful candidatemust be able to teach undergraduate and graduate East Asian Studies degreecourses. The candidate is also expected to maintain an active researchagenda in the areas of second language acquisition and Chinese languagepedagogy.

Members of the Department of East Asian Studies are committed to excellencein teaching and research and the College of Humanities is proud of theaccomplishments of our faculty, students, and graduates. The College ofHumanities fosters an open and diverse environment where faculty andstudents engage in both broad and in-depth research, artistic creativity,humanistic inquiry, transcultural learning, and community involvement. TheCollege is committed to supporting world-class research, as well assustaining excellent undergraduate and graduate education designed to equipgraduates for meaningful work and life-long contributions to society. Formore information about the department, please visit our website:

This is a full-time and benefits-eligible position that will begin in fall2013. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2012, and willcontinue until the position is filled.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University ofArizona encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences,perspectives and backgrounds. More information about the benefits ofworking at the University of Arizona can be found at

The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer. To apply, pleasevisit the application website below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Stacey Young Email:

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